Snelling Center for Government Accepting Applications for the Early Childhood Leadership Institute

From the Snelling Center for Government

The Snelling Center is excited to announce that we are beginning recruitment for the next ECLI
cohort! The Early Childhood Leadership Institute (ECLI) is a unique leadership and personal
transformation institute, initiated in 2014 to stimulate enthusiasm for and effective participation in
efforts to improve early childhood work in Vermont. ECLI brings a group of diverse participants
together for twelve seminar days over six months starting in October 2023.

Personal and Professional Outcomes for Participants

  • Understanding of yourself and of your impact on others
  • Growing knowledge and understanding of the science and landscape of early childhood issues in VT
  • Habits of curiosity, inquiry, listening and reflection
  • Ability to bring a systems perspective to key early childhood issues in Vermont
  • Awareness, empathy, and authentic engagement with those of differing backgrounds, viewpoints, and styles
  • Positive approach to opportunities and lifelong learning
  • Heartfelt connections and a focus on collaborative leadership
  • Optional 3 Graduate Credit Course – Early Childhood Leadership: Self Reflection and Inquiry

If you are one or more of the following, you are strongly encouraged to apply:

  • A professional working with young children and families.
  • A parent wanting to expand your own leadership capacity.
  • A professional of any sector interested in the complex systems of early childhood and
  • families work.
  • Interested in civic engagement through the lens of early childhood and families.
  • The application deadline is September 1, 2023.

Click here to learn more and apply!